IEM and ESL One Katowice 2018 will have $1.75m prize pool

Intel and ESL have announced plans and prize pool details for two of the biggest combined events on the 2018 esports calendar, IEM Katowice and ESL One Katowice. Katowice’s Spodek Arena and the adjacent International Conference Center will once again play host to ESL One Katowice powered by Intel® on February 24th to 25th, and Intel® Extreme Masters World Championship Katowice […]

Read more

Astro Gaming and Gears Esports extend partnership into 2020

Audio equipment provider Astro Gaming and Gears of War esports have extended their partnership for the 2019-2020 season. Astro Gaming will be the official audio partner of Gears of War tournaments through 2020, providing equipment, contributing to prize pools, and launching its own league. RELATED: ASTRO Gaming continues partnership with CEO Gaming for 2019 This partnership dates back to September 2018, […]

Read more

LCS 2020: Evil Geniuses Scouting Report

The Evil Geniuses organization has been a notorious name in esports since their inception in 1999. Their inclusion and dominance over a variety of game titles has come as no surprise given their level of expertise and investment in the field. 2020 has become the year of redemption for Evil Geniuses on the League of Legends front as their return […]

Read more

Ninja to host Fortnite tournament at Esports Arena Las Vegas

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, a former competitive gamer who’s widely regarded as the face of Fortnite Battle Royale, is hosting and competing in a unique tournament on the game on April 21st. Working alongside Esports Arena, the event will take place in Las Vegas and has a fairly unusual format. With $50,000 (£35,157) on the line, Blevins will be putting $5,000 […]

Read more

ePremier League reveals prize pool for second season

Ahead of beginning of its second season, the ePremier League (ePL) has revealed that it will indeed have a prize pool. The FIFA 20 competition will have a £40,000 prize pool, with the winner of the finals taking home £20,000. The runner-up of the competition will come away with £10,000 and the runners-up of each console final will receive £5,000. RELATED: ePremier League to […]

Read more

LPL All-Star Promotes Star Wars, ‘Faker’ to Become Shanghai-Seoul Esports Ambassador

Last week, China witnessed its first League of Legends Pro League (LPL) All-Star event, complete with an awards ceremony that honored the best commercial partnerships and League of Legends esports organizations. In addition, Overwatch League team the Shanghai Dragons won an exhibition $700K USD tournament, the Esports Shanghai Masters, last Sunday.  Among the top stories: The LPL All-Star 2019 featured […]

Read more

Public voting opens for the AMD Esports Audience Award

As of today members of the public can vote on the title they think deserves the AMD Esports Audience Award.  Voting will close on Thursday 30 March, with the winner announced at the British Games Academy Awards on April 6th in London.  The aim of this award is ‘to recognise and acknowledge the games that captured the hearts and imaginations of […]

Read more

This week in esports: Orange, Winstrike, Legion Lair, UKLC

As always, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best stories from the past week so you can stay abreast of the industry’s biggest happenings. This week in esports saw Orange renew with Team Vitality, Winstrike and BLAST partner, Cavs Legion GC unveil its facility, and LVP UK drop UKLC. We also have a twice-weekly newsletter that informs you of every […]

Read more

Luminosity Gaming hits jackpot with PartyCasino.Fun partnership

Enthusiast Gaming, the parent company of Toronto-based organisation Luminosity Gaming, has found a sponsor and partner in online casino destination PartyCasino.Fun. The deal will see PartyCasino.Fun’s logo emblazoned on Luminosity Gaming’s jerseys and online store. RELATED: Luminosity Gaming unveils partnership with Champion The online gaming platform also sponsored the 19+ gaming lounge at Enthusiast Gaming’s EGLX expo in Toronto on October […]

Read more

Legends of Runeterra design director explains the absence of a graveyard mechanic in the upcoming digital card game

The graveyard has been a staple in card games for decades. Used spells and minions are discarded to a barren wasteland in hopes of being resurrected for another use. While the mechanic is certainly fun, a Legends of Runeterra developer explained why it’s missing from the digital card game. LoR design director Andrew “Umbrage” Yip addressed the lack of graveyard […]

Read more
1 2